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Nadolo joins Tagicakibua at Sydney rugby club

Sailosi Tagicakibau, the former Samoa, London Irish and Wasps wing, has enlisted the help of Fijian powerhouse Nemani Nadolo.

Chris Jones

Five Black Ferns stars absent as Super Rugby Aupiki squads announced

Fan favorite Ruby Tui is reportedly still considering her options for next year, with NZR supporting Tui in giving her time to de…

Ned Lester

How Willie le Roux is unlocking the Swiss army knife Springbok backline

Willie le Roux’s experience at fly-half has clearly influenced how coach Jacques Nienaber utilizes the robust skillset his fullbac…

Ned Lester

Len Ikitau defends Dave Rennie ahead of Wallabies’ last dance

Wallabies center Len Ikitau insists coach Dave Rennie is not to blame for the team’s lean spring tour, saying the players must tak…

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‘We need wins’: What’s ‘driving’ the Wallabies before Wales clash

The Wallabies have shown plenty of promise and potential this year, but an inability to close out some tight Test matches this mon…

Finn Morton

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ANALYSIS

All Blacks implosion: What really happened at Twickenham

The All Blacks simply didn’t adjust to the changes that were happening on the field.

Nick Bishop
Nick Bishop

Nov 23, 4:53pm

Frank Bunce: All Blacks midfield on song but time for change in outside backs

Bunce’s area of ​​expertise – the midfield – has been chopped and changed throughout Ian Foster’s tenure as head coach of the All Bl…

Ned Lester

‘See them not making the quarters’: Early RWC exit predicted for Wallabies

The Wallabies have proved to the rugby world that they’re capable of challenging the best, but winning is ultimately all that but…

Finn Morton

King Carlos returns as Blues assistant coach

Former Blues superstar and fan favourite, Carlos Spencer, is back where he made a name for himself.

Sam Smith

OPINIONS

All Blacks player ratings: Halves lacking influence in a year of stagnation

The All Blacks halfbacks and first fives failed to impress in 2022.

Tom Vinicombe

Jamie George calls out play that was ‘not the England standard’

Jamie George believes a confrontation with South Africa offers the perfect opportunity for the England pack to rediscover their ed…

PA

Report: Cheslin Kolbe set to quit Top 14 after six years in France

Springboks winger Cheslin Kolbe is set to quit the Top 14 in France before the start of the next World Cup. The 29-year-old is cur…

Liam Heagney

BREAKING

Huge ban, fine for O’Gara after ‘attack on best interests of rugby’

Title-winning La Rochelle coach Ronan O’Gara has been heavily sanctioned by officials in France following his latest Top 14 disc…

Liam Heagney

The ‘haven’t adjusted’ All Blacks aspect that has Marshall worried

Justin Marshall has given his verdict on how the All Blacks finished out their season under Ian Foster, suggesting they still have…

Liam Heagney

Ex-Springboks skipper’s bold prediction with all 4 Welsh clubs in SA

Former Springboks captain believes the hoodoo that has seen clubs from Wales fail to win in South Africa in the URC is set to be b…

Sam Smith

Kremer banned for ‘recklessly making forceful, direct contact’

Argentina back-rower Marcos Kremer has been banned following his red card during last Saturday’s defeat away to Scotland.

Liam Heagney

Wallabies tweet: Hooper to head home Thursday, misses Wales game

Former Australia captain Michael Hooper has been ruled out of the Wallabies’ Autumn Nations Series clash against Wales on Saturd…

Liam Heagney

‘They’re f**ked, basically’: Ex-England player slams Pivac’s Wales

Former England out-half Andy Goode has stuck the boot in on Wales after their latest horror show under Wayne Pivac, losing last Sa…

Liam Heagney

The ‘quite honest’ warning the Springboks have issued to the world

It doesn’t look polished on paper for Jacques Nienaber, his Springboks only winning seven of their twelve matches this calendar …

Liam Heagney

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France torn over whether Ntamack or Jalibert partners Dupont at RWC

Fabien Galthie and the French nation are praying that Antoine Dupont stays fit but who partners him at No 10 is up for debate

Gavin Mortimer
Gavin Mortimer

Nov 23, 3:38

Springboks explain keeping Willemse at No10, not promoting Libbok

Springboks coach Jacques Nienaber has explained why he ignored the temptation to give rookie Manie Libbok his first Test career st…

Liam Heagney

‘They panicked’: Why England should’ve risked it for the win vs ABs

Former Blues captain James Parsons believes England “panicked” against the All Blacks last weekend, as they decided to settle …

Finn Morton

Opportunity beckons for fringe Wallabies as campaign draws to an end

The disappointment of three tight losses is driving the decimated Wallabies to finish their marathon spring tour on a high as they…

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OPINIONS

The big picture risk totally lost on the Springboks’ honchos

During this unproductive spiral of nitpicking which happens seemingly after every loss, the Springboks’ current top brass have do…

Ben Smith

Rennie can’t turn rocks into diamonds but not all hope’s lost for Wallabies

Dave Rennie is a smart operator, but he’s no miracle worker.

Tom Vinicombe

‘Like to see what the criteria is’: The ‘interesting’ omission from WR’s dream team

When World Rugby announced the four nominees for Men’s 15s Player of the Year, there was one glaring omission which shocked the …

Finn Morton

OPINIONS

All Blacks player ratings: Savea the stand-out in a so-so year for locks and loosies

How did the All Blacks lock and loose forward rate throughout an up-and-down season?

Tom Vinicombe

Why Scott Robertson is ‘exactly’ the England coach ‘need’ to succeed Jones

Former international fullback Mike Brown believes Scott Robertson is “exactly the person” England “need” to succeed head c…

Finn Morton

‘We’ll probably get worse decisions’: Another Bok captain calls for action by SARU over Erasmus’ saga

Former Springbok legend Victor Matfield has become the latest figure from South Africa to call on action from SARU to deal with Ra…

Sam Smith

Scotland glad they are playing England next after November effort

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend is already relishing the Six Nations opener away to England. The Scots rounded off their autumn…

PA

OPINIONS

All Blacks’ season defined long before their shambolic draw to England

I read and heard for weeks that playing England at Twickenham would define the All Blacks’ season. Nonsense.

Hamish Bidwell

The England message about ‘preserving the brand of the Springboks’

Matt Proudfoot has explained that England satisfied with the established channels for clarifying officiating decisions as they pre…

PA

Rylands Garth statement: Latest step in brain injury legal case

Rylands Garth, the sports law firm representing more than 225 players suffering from neurological impairments caused by brain inju…

PA

Ex-EPCR Halliday’s ‘crisis’ message on joining a Championship club

Ex-European rugby boss Simon Halliday has secured his next gig in the sport, stepping down into the Championship in England.

Liam Heagney

Argentina back follows Matera in joining an NZ Super Rugby team

Martin Bogado has followed the previous set by Pablo Matera and become the second Argentina player to sign for a New Zealand-base…

Liam Heagney

BREAKING

Jack Willis cut loose by England as Jones reduces his squad to 26

Free agent Jack Willis was the highest-profile casualty on Tuesday evening when Eddie Jones cut his England squad to 26 ahead of S…

Liam Heagney

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